Job Title:

Packaging Structural Designer (Corrugated)


Harding Display Corp


Toronto, ON

Closing Date:


About us

We are regarded as one of Canada's pre-eminent point-of-sale and in-store marketing solution providers. Founded in 1927, the company has continually reinvented itself to support its clients with innovation, designs and logistical solutions needed to succeed in retail.

The role

We are looking for a self motivated, well organized and highly efficient Corrugated Structural Designer to join our Design team.  The successful candidate is responsible for generating corrugate Point of Purchase (POP) display concepts, building and assembling prototypes, developing pricing and production specifications. The corrugated designer will work closely with account managers to understand the requirements from the client and develop corrugate merchandising displays that will withstand the retail environment.  The candidate must have good understanding of corrugate substrates, costs, printing and manufacturing processes.  They must be comfortable making changes based on frequent feedback from the client, sales and/or the Creative Director. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and build corrugate POP displays
  • Develop pricing and production specifications to manufacture corrugate structure
  • Create photo and line drawing instruction sheets
  • Assemble samples and printed prototypes for client review
  • Make revision to concepts and drawings based on feedback from internal team and client
  • Work with production team to ensure all manufacturing requirements have been addressed
  • Attend client briefing and brainstorming sessions
  • Other tasks may be assigned from time to time 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in Structural Packaging Design or equivalent work experience/education
  • 2- 7 years of experience in designing and engineering corrugate POP displays
  • Advance knowledge of Artios CADs
  • Experience using Kongsberg cutting table
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Advanced knowledge of corrugate substrates and manufacturing processes
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage competing deadlines and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrate a take-charge attitude with a focus on problem resolution
  • Have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, team based environment
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision

Unique Skills

  • 3DS MAX modeling and rendering experience
  • Sketching ability, both informal and formal
  • Knowledge and experience with various printing processes

If you are looking to join an environment that fosters a high learning culture and great exposure, and you are passionate, client focused, thrive on deadlines and love challenging work, then Harding might be the place for you!

We are committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We are proud to be in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), 2005 and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment (if applicable) process as required under Harding Group's Accessibility policies and procedures. Applicants must make their accommodation needs known upon requests for interviews.


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Posted 2018-04-04

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